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A 'bias' toward faces with exaggerated masculine features or feminine ones may not be as universal across cultures as previously thought, a new study shows.
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Comment: Making ageing positive

Many of my older-adult patients wanted to make a difference in the world but, finding no role for themselves, were treated as socially useless. Having created a...
Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.
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Comet landing a step closer

European space scientists are today taking another significant step in the mission to make the first ever landing on a comet.
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Renewable energy workers, businesses, solar owners and supporters around the nation have protested against the Federal Government’s proposal to axe the Renewable...
A program that comes pre-installed on Apple’s Mac and MacBook as well as millions of other computers has a flaw that could let hackers take control of the...
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Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests.
A small new study posits that the threshold for recognizing something as "alive" lowers when someone is isolated.
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Trump lampooned over Twitter gaffe

Donald Trump has been inundated with mocking messages on Twitter after he was tricked into retweeting a photo of two UK serial killers.